Bruce David Janu

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Industry Education
Occupation Teacher/filmmaker
Location Cary, Illinois, United States
Introduction Bruce David Janu's first documentary, Facing Sudan, hit the festival circuit in 2007, winning two best documentary awards. In 2008, he released a follow-up,Crayons and Paper, which is currently showing on the Documentary Channel.

As a teacher by trade, he has written several educational books, including The Constitution: A Cooperative Learning Approach, Mouldering in the Grave: A Dramatic Approach to John Brown and Bring Out Your Dead: Recreating the Black Death in the Classroom.

Currently, he is working on his first novel, Lilac Wine and hosts an internet radio station, "The Vinyl Voyage."

In addition, Janu suffers from Crohn's disease and blogs about his experience at 41 Pills a Day: My Life With Crohn's
Favorite Movies Pink Floyd The Wall, Do the Right Thing, Dr. Strangelove, Citizen Kane, The Graduate, It's a Wonderful Life, Amadeus, Passion of Joan of Arc
Favorite Books Things They Carried, Slaughterhouse Five, Catcher in the Rye, Frankenstein, Wuthering Heights, Les Miserables, Dracula